Management of thymic tumors: a European perspective.

  title={Management of thymic tumors: a European perspective.},
  author={Enrico Ruffini and Federico Venuta},
  journal={Journal of thoracic disease},
  volume={6 Suppl 2},
Thymic tumors are rare mediastinal tumors, which are considered as orphan diseases due to their low prevalence. The most recent histologic classification divides thymic tumors into thymomas, thymic carcinomas (TC) and neuroendocrine thymic tumors (NETT). Until recently, clinical research on thymic tumors has been primarily represented by single-institution experiences usually scattered over a long time period in order to accumulate a sufficient number of patients for clinical analysis. Europe… CONTINUE READING
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